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Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Coulter, Tony.

Summary: Surveys the early exploration of Canada by Cartier, Champlain, and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House publishers 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.0113 COU

Kanigel, Robert

Summary: Eyes on the Street is a revelation of the phenomenal woman who raised three children, wrote seven groundbreaking books, saved neighborhoods, stopped expressways, was arrested twice, and engaged at home and on the streets in thousands of debates--all of which she won. Here is the child who challenged her third-grade teacher; the high school poet; the journalist who honed her writing skills at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACOBS, JANE KAN

Gunby, Lise

Summary: Tells what it was like to live and work on a farm during the time of the early settlers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 630.9 GUN

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Englar, Mary.

Summary: Provides the history of French Colonies in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.018 ENG

Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)

Summary: Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her. Includes a study guide.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: CD J Montgomery

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MON

Pierce, Patricia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stoddart 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.05 PIE

Summary: Explore the last 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in the graphic novel anthology, This Place: 150 Years Retold. Beautifully illustrated, these stories are an emotional and enlightening journey through magic realism, serial killings, psychic battles, and time travel. See how Indigenous peoples have survived a post-apocalyptic world since Contact.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HighWater Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 THI

Mattick, Lindsay

Summary: "An imagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear, from her early days in the Canadian forest to her travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, all the way to the London Zoo, where she met Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the creation of Winnie-the-Pooh"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAT

Summary: Prohibition was unpopular with many Americans and Canadians, but for dozens of coastal communities in Atlantic Canada hard hit by a fisheries downturn and recovering from World War I, it was seen as a golden business opportunity. The program depicts the high stakes role that Nova Scotia and the French islands of St-Pierre-Miquelon played during the era and explores how the social, economic, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Gallup, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 971.01 GAL

MacLeod, D. Peter

Summary: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham is one of the pivotal events in North American and global history. This clash between British general James Wolfe and French general Louis-Joseph de Montcalm on September 13, 1759, led to the British victory in the Seven Years' War in North America, which in turn led to the creation of Canada and the United States as we know them today. Rooted in original...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books 2016

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Oppel, Kenneth

Summary: Aboard "The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, on its maiden voyage across Canada, teenaged Will enlists the aid of a traveling circus to save the train from villains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC OPP

Stone-Gordon, Tammy.

Contents: Introduction : historical display, commerce, and community -- Toward a new typology of historical exhibition in the United States -- Community exhibition : history, identity, and dialogue -- Entrepreneurial exhibition : historical display and the small business tradition -- Vernacular exhibition and the business of history -- Local history, global economy : the functions of history exhibits in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AltaMira Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 973.075

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Young Naturalist Foundation. 1976

Copies Available at Woodmere

14 available in Juvenile Mag, Call number: 2018-01/02
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Grinnell, George James

Summary: The gripping true story of an ill-fated canoe voyage across the uninhabited Canadian barrens. In 1955 an expedition group was swept over a waterfall in the Arctic region of Northern Canada. Their most experienced person died; most of the gear and emergency food supplies were destroyed. Learn how they made it out-- barely alive-- and of Grinnell's lifelong struggle to find meaning in the midst...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.19 Grinnell

Peck, Anne Merriman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Toronto, Longmans, Green and co. 1943

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.371 PEC

Moogk, Peter N.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: An exploration of the character of French colonists in the New World, and of the cultural values that shaped Quebec history and nationalism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971 MOO

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

Punch, Terrence M.

Summary: Based on materials found in the Nova Scotia Archives and the Public Archives of New Brunswick, among others, Terrence Punch presents a series devoted to Scottish immigrants. In records ranging from newspaper announcements of marriages and deaths to cemetery records and censuses, and from rare passenger lists to probate records, this unique collection of fugitive records on Scottish immigrants...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3411 Punch VOL. I
Call number: R GEN 929.3411 Punch VOL. II
Call number: R GEN 929.3411 Punch VOL. III

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scottish Record Office 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.341 NAT

Eccles, W. J. (William John)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 1979

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.371 ECC

Larson, Denise R.

Summary: The stories of the companions of Samuel de Champlain, the families who lives, worked, survived, and endured life at an isolated trading post in the strange New World-- these stories add flesh to the dry bones of the history of the seventeenth-century Age of Exploration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clearfield Co. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3714 LAR